Quotebook: The Only Thing We Have to Bring to Community

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“The only thing we have to bring to community is ourselves, so the contemplative process of recovering our true selves in solitude is never selfish. ┬áIt is ultimately the best thing we can give to others.” Parker Palmer, The Active Life, p. 29

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  1. Crissy Carroll on April 16, 2014 at 6:32 am

    As the mom of a 9 month old, I needed to hear this. Thank you.



  2. markchowell on April 16, 2014 at 11:17 am

    Might be more true for you than anyone else!